Longtailed Skipper Butterfly
This butterfly is brown with several silvery spots on the front wings and a silvery white edge along the hind wings. The wingspan is 1″ to 1-1/4″, but the hind wings terminate in two narrow tails about 1/2″ long. The upper surface of the wings is a metallic blue-green. The long-tailed skipper is found throughout Florida. View the longtailed skipper caterpillar here!